Council Blog

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Council Blog

April 18, 2019

At their core, PACs exist for the purpose of raising and spending money to elect candidates to elected office. But the reality of roles served by most connected PACs is much more complex.

March 12, 2019

An effective prep session will help you polish up on the topics that you want to shine, and ensure that you don’t get tarnished by any last minute surprises.

February 6, 2019

There is a cartoon by the late Charles Barsotti that a former colleague gave me several years ago that I still keep at my desk. It reads, “Some PACs, senator, are more super than others.”

December 20, 2018

Council Chair Charlene Lake shares why public affairs leaders need to actively promote diversity.

December 19, 2018

Get the facts on PACs. Council PAC expert Kristin Brackemyre outlines what you need to know about corporate PACs.

December 17, 2018

With less than 50 percent of Americans trusting the news media, professional associations and businesses are in a position to fill the trust gap and win the public’s confidence.

October 16, 2018

If a U.S. president tweets in a forest and no one is around to hear him, does he make a sound?

April 10, 2018

Council President Doug Pinkham examines how Americans react to corporate crises and controversies and which demographic groups are the most concerned. Read More

March 5, 2018

Council Vice President Chris Bender looks at how the recent student response to the Stone Douglass tragedy is changing advocacy.

January 31, 2018

With the pundits focusing on Trump’s speech from a political perspective, let’s focus on how it performed from a speechwriting perspective.